Concepcion, Chile - Thierry Neuville is preparing for "a step into the unknown" with the first ever WRC rally staged in Chile adding an intriguing new ingredient to his title battle with Sebastien Ogier.
The Belgian leads multiple champion Ogier by 10 points going into this sixth leg of the season, the Hyundai driver on a roll after wins in the previous two rallies in Argentina and Corsica.
"It’s hard to set too many expectations when it promises to be a rally of surprise," Neuville told wrc.com.
"We only discovered the stages for the first time during the recce but it will be a nice challenge. A lot of work awaits us, but I’m looking forward to it.
"It's a step into the unknown for everybody."